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Sonja Karkar: Remembering Sabra and Shatila: On Massacres, Atrocities and Holocausts (2010)

The Massacre It happened twenty-eight years ago – 16 September 1982. A massacre so awful that people who know about it cannot forget it. The photos are gruesome reminders – charred, decapitated, indecently violated corpses, the smell of rotting flesh, still as foul to those who remember it as when they were recoiling from it all those years ago. For the victims and the handful of survivors, it w ...

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Addameer: Prisoner News and Advocacy Update

Source: Addameer   Quarterly Update on Palestinian Prisoners (15 January 2012 – 30 August 2012) This Quarterly Update covers the period from 15 January 2012 to 30 August 2012. A quarterly newsletter covering the first quarter of 2012 was not issued. Therefore, this newsletter will cover the past two quarters and information to date. It provides the most up-to-date statistics on prisoners and arre ...

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Mazin Qumsiyeh: Rachel Corrie

It is hard to believe that we lost Rachel Corrie in March 2003. Our pain makes it feel like only yesterday especially now that a consistently biased lying Israeli judge justified exonerating her killers by vilifying the International Solidarity Movement (see links below). As a Palestinian who happens to also hold a US passport and most importantly as a human being, I found the silence of the Obama administr ...

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Diakonia: Within Range – An Analysis of the Legality of the Land „Buffer Zone“ in the Gaza Strip (Report 2011)

Source Map: Gisha   Executive summary The “buffer zone” between Israel and the Gaza Strip is a military no-go area that extends along the entire northern and eastern perimeter of the Gaza Strip adjacent to Israel, but inside Palestinian territory. Following the collapse of the peace process and the outbreak of the second Intifada in 2000, Israel unilaterally enforced a 150-metre “buff ...

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Euro Mid Observer for Human Rights: Israeli Human Rights Violations Targeting Palestinian Fishermen in the Gaza Strip

Executive Summary In this report, Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights documents the ongoing harassment of Gaza fishermen by the Israeli military, preventing them from plying their trade freely and safely even within the arbitrary three-nautical-mile limit imposed by Israel. According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its supporting covenants, every individual has the right to life, equality be ...

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Al Mezan Center for Human Rights: IOF Arrests Fisherman and his Son and Escalates its Attacks against Fishermen, Al Mezan Reiterates its Condemnation and Calls on International Community to Intervene

Full Size Map: PASSIA     The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) continue to escalate its violation against Palestinian fishermen in Gaza waters. The IOF regularly opens fire against fishermen, detains them, and confiscates their fishing boats, preventing them from working.   At approximately 7:10 am on Tuesday 28 August 2012, Israeli naval vessels patrolling the Gaza sea opened fire on Palestin ...

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UNRWA Report: Gaza in 2020 – A Liveable Place?

27 August 2012 Gaza Without remedial action now, Gaza's problems in water and electricity, education and health will only get worse over the coming years, the top United Nations official for humanitarian and development aid in the occupied Palestinian territory, Maxwell Gaylard, warned today. "Gaza will have half a million more people by 2020 while its economy will grow only slowly. In consequence, ...

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Ramzy Baroud: The Children Are Still Dying – Violence is Not News

Somewhere in my home I have a set of photo albums I rarely go near. I fear the flood of cruel memories that might be evoked from looking at the countless photos I took during a trip to Iraq. Many of the pictures are of children who developed rare forms of cancer as a result of exposure to Depleted Uranium (DU), which was used in the US-led war against Iraq over two decades ago. I remember visiting a hospita ...

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